Pediatric Opthamology

Dr. Jatinder Singh

Senior Consultant Pediatric Opthalmology Services
Chandigarh- Mohali

FAQs :- Answers By Our Pediatric Opthamology Specialist

Q.Eye symptoms to be aware of in Children?
Ans.
• Watering in eye
• Abnormal eye movements
• Squinting of eye
• Rubbing of eyes
• Abnormal head posture
• Reading book keeping very close to face.
• Difficulty in seeing the black board, TV from distance
• Discoloration of eye, Yellow pupils.

Q.Which new born children should be examined for eye?
Ans.
• Premature babies
• Babies born to mothers with vaginal discharge
• Babies born to mothers who have a history of fever during pregnancy
• Mothers taking medicines for some ailment during pregnancy
• Babies with body deformities

Q.Will the spectacle number decrease with time and with good diet in children?
Ans.
The spectacle number can vary during the developing stage, roughly upto 17 years of age.
Good diet may help but does not ensure decrease in the spectacle number.


Childhood vision problems require special attention and care as it may cause permanent blindness if not treated early. JP Eye hospital offers therapies that are relevant to pediatric patients to help them lead a normal visual life.

We have facilities for diagnosis and treatment of :
Refractive Error
  • Squint
  • Amblyopia or Lazy Eye
  • Injuries
  • Childhood Infections
  • Congenital Cataract
  • Childhood Glaucoma
  • Abnormalities of lacrimal drainage system
  • Congenital anomalies of lid/ eye ball

Our Expert

Dr. Jatinder Singh

Senior Consultant Pediatric Opthalmology Services
Chandigarh- Mohali

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